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OCIE Speaks On Private Equity Deficiencies

Private Equity Marc Wyatt, Acting Director, Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, of the SEC, recently gave his views on serious deficiencies found in examinations of private equity advisors at a conference attended by private equity officials. Mr. Wyatt highlighted the following: By far the most common deficiency noted in examinations relate to expenses and expense allocation. […] Read more →

by   |   May 14, 2015

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Delaware Dismisses Caremark Claim Against DuPont

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Delaware Court of Chancery recently dismissed a derivative action in Ironworkers District Council of Philadelphia & Vicinity Retirement & Pension Plan v. Andreotti et... Read more →

by   |   May 12, 2015

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Proxy Access – Week of May 3

Public Companies and Securities During the week of May 3, 2015, 8-Ks were filed that disclosed six shareholder sponsored proxy access proposals passed and three failed.  All required three percent ownership for... Read more →

by   |   May 8, 2015

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CFTC Proposes Changes to Trade Option Rules for End Users

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has proposed several important changes that would alleviate the reporting and recordkeeping obligations of end users with respect to trade options (or provide by rule... Read more →

by   |   May 7, 2015